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Here at 51, you’ll find yourself in the middle of more. More academic opportunities. More preparation for the career you want. Professors and classmates who become family. When your potential meets our supportive community, you’ll find the freedom to explore your passions. Take a look around, explore our virtual options, and don’t forget to reach out to us if you have any questions.

Virtual Tour

There’s nothing quite like visiting our campus—but our virtual tour is a close second! Navigate through classrooms, dorms and the dining hall in our 360 degree virtual tour.

Online Events

Join us online for a variety of presentations, chats and more! Click through the dates to find an event and time that works for you—then join us online.

News & Events

Central Valley Living

Not only will you discover a rich and diverse community on campus, but there's so much you'll experience outside the classroom. From a thriving arts scene, food trucks, restaurants, coffee shops, and some of the most beautiful hikes around, 51 is the 5th largest city in California—and the place to be.

Become a Sunbird

Apply today. We'll make it easy. All you have to do is submit the online application and send us your transcripts. That's it—no essays or test scores required.

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What’s a day in the life of an FPU Sunbird really like? Where will I internship or study abroad? Will I really graduate in 4 years? Find out the answer to these questions and more through our social media channels. We have daily photos, student blog posts and videos available so you can discover what’s possible at FPU.